Download File Server - Best Software & Apps

  • BruteForcer

    BruteForcer0.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Client-server application for cracking passwords

    5
    240 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Easy to navigate, Cracks RAR passwords
    • CONS: Doesn't come with an installer, Interface is quite plain
  • Visendo SMTP Extender Plus

    Visendo SMTP Extender Plus1.1.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    POP3 server for Windows. Monitors a drop folder, provides e-mails for collection via POP3 protocol.

    8
    10 votes
    • UltraVNC

      UltraVNC1.2.2.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      VNC Client/Server (remote desktop)

      7
      219 votes
      • PROS: Very fast and lightweight, Allows file transfers and text chats
      • CONS: Can be tricky to configure for first time screen sharers
    • avast! File Server Security

      avast! File Server Security8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure your business and customer data with stand-alone, high-performance server protection.

      7
      14 votes
      • San Andreas: Multiplayer Server

        San Andreas: Multiplayer Server0.2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        File to connect to the San Andreas: Multiplayer server

        7
        278 votes
        • QuickSetDNS

          QuickSetDNS1.00

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Change your DNS server with one click and improve your internet speed

          7
          6 votes
          • PROS: Change your DNS, Add new DNS, Data can be exported to a .txt file
          • CONS: No advanced options, It only offers one alternative DNS (Google Public DNS)
        • Kexi

          Kexi2007.1.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Open source database utility

          6
          12 votes
          • PROS: Integrates with many server-based technologies, Exports tables and forms as a single file, Open source alternative to Access
          • CONS: Lacks comprehensive online help and resources at present
        • BigAnt Messenger

          BigAnt Messenger

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Powerful, secure IM client for local networks

          7
          25 votes
          • PROS: Includes both client and server apps, Attractive interface, Support for file transfer and video chats
          • CONS: None so far
        • FTP Serv-U

          FTP Serv-U14.0.0.6

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          One of the best FTP servers out there

          8
          80 votes
          • PROS: Very secure file transfers, Limits file server access, Allows mobile access
          • CONS: Complicated to configure and setup for beginners
        • OS X Server

          OS X Server10.9

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Apple's new and easier to use server software for OS X

          5
          10 votes
          • PROS: Simplified for new users, Packed with features, Support for both iOS and OS X, Allows you to use your Mac as a server
          • CONS: Lacks customisation and power of previous versions
        • Easy File Sharing Web Server

          Easy File Sharing Web Server4.8

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Share photos, movies, videos, and MP3s through a Web-based interface

          6
          14 votes
          • CompleteFTP

            CompleteFTP8.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            CompleteFTP is a Windows file server supporting secure file transfer via FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SFTP, SSH and SCP.

            -
            No votes yet
            • Secure File Sharing Web Server Free

              Secure File Sharing Web Server Free1.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Share Files with Anyone Easily and Securely Online

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Easy to use, Fully-featured, Great web interface, Works with a range of web browsers
              • CONS: FTP image transfers can be complicated, May not work equally well on all browsers, Not updated regularly enough, Sharing large files can be a challenge
            • WiFi FTP (WiFi File Transfer)

              WiFi FTP (WiFi File Transfer)3.1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              5
              2 votes
              • MediaShare

                MediaShare1.04

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                MediaShare - Share media on your network

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Allows dlna enabled devices to access media, Turns your Mac into a media server, Easy to use, User-friendly interface
                • CONS: Limited OS support, Can not be used in conjunction with other media sharing apps, Firewalls can block application, Doesn't work well on WiFi only networks
              • Network File Sharing and Disk Sharing

                Network File Sharing and Disk Sharing6.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Windows NFS server sharing files with Unix

                -
                No votes yet
                • Codeanywhere - IDE, FTP, SSH

                  Codeanywhere - IDE, FTP, SSH6.0.5

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  iPhone

                  Emergency Mobile Coding

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS: Perform coding on mobile platforms, Supports most coding languages, Works with server protocols, Compatible with third party file hosting services
                  • CONS: Functions as a WebView, and not a native app, May not be optimized for every mobile device display, Difficulty in scrolling with mobile devices, Difficulty on integrating with file hosting services
                • Swift Share

                  Swift Share1.1.4

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Manage server configurations

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                  #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                  1FTP Serv-U14.0.0.6807.5Windows
                  2UltraVNC1.2.2.42197.5Windows
                  3San Andreas: Multiplayer Server0.2.22787.5Windows
                  4BigAnt Messenger257.2Windows
                  5BruteForcer0.9.12405.3Windows
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